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Best BBQs in Istanbul

Best BBQs in Istanbul June 28, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The BBQ and roast are not as big an issue in Istanbul as they might be in London or D.C. As the summer dawns in, people do start to move outdoors, but it is not so much for the picnics and the BBQ, as it is for the Bosphorus. That said, if you will be in Istanbul on a sunny Sunday and you really are...

Bogazici Zoo and Botanic Garden

Bogazici Zoo and Botanic Garden June 26, 2011 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
Bogazici Zoo, Bird Park and Botanic Garden are all founded on the same territory near Bayramoglu, Darica. Darica is approximately and hour and a half away from the center of Istanbul with car. The Zoo and its Gardens were founded in 1991. In 1993, the area was opened up for public visitation as well. One...

Best Beaches (and the like) Around Istanbul

Best Beaches (and the like) Around Istanbul June 24, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Istanbul is a city located directly by two Seas: the Balck sea and the Marmara sea. And, it is further intersected by the Bosphorus. As such, swimming becomes quite tempting in Istanbul, but you have to find the right place. My parents tell me, that it was much simpler to go swimming in Istanbul in their...

Dog-Friendly Getaways in Istanbul

Dog-Friendly Getaways in Istanbul June 19, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
In the city there are not that many places that are going to make room for you and your beloved furry friend. Even if you manage to get your dog into a hotel in the city, walking around with him and sight-seeing is not going to be that easy. It has always left me bewildered how in foreign country (UK...
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